NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Central Park

Back to Event List

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

Monday, October 14, 2013

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

History buffs will love this tour of the Harlem Meer and its environs, which were key lands in the American Revolution and the War of 1812. The route involves many hills and stairs.

NOTE: Groups of seven or more must schedule a Custom Tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org or (212) 360-2726.

Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check our calendar of events. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Location

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center in Central Park Accessible
110th Street between Lenox Avenue and Fifth Avenue
Manhattan
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Central Park Conservancy

Contact Number

(212) 860-1370

Contact Email

tours@centralparknyc.org

Categories

Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Directions to Central Park

Know Before You Go

ParkCentral Park

As of March 17, the Delacorte Clock will be briefly closed for repair and restoration.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2017

Central Park Weather

  • Thu
    Sunny
    42°F
  • Fri
    Chance Rain
    49°F
  • Sat
    Chance Light Rain
    59°F
  • Sun
    Rain Likely
    45°F

7-day forecast

Was this information helpful?